A new series of images of BlackBerry’s rumored Venice device has leaked ,clearly showing the handset’s design. The new images published on Tinhte, a Vietnamese site, almost confirm that the device, yet to be announced by the Canadian firm, will be a slider phone.
In line with previous leaks
The BlackBerry Venice is rumored to have both a touch screen and a QWERTY keyboard. The leaked images show that there is a slider keyboard beneath the display. A leaked image of the home screen shows several apps next to a folder. The apps shown on the home screen are the regular dial pad, Contacts, Email, Chrome, Camera, Calendar, WhatsApp and the Google Play Store. The folder contains popular Google apps such as Gmail, Maps and Google Search.
In one of the leaked images, the top panel of the device can be seen housing the SIM card and microSD card slots. Home and volume keys can be seen on the right panel of the device. The image of the smartphone’s rear panel shows it sports a textured pattern and an 18-megapixel rear camera with OIS and a dual-LED flash. At the bottom of the front panel, a speaker grille can be seen, which is in line with previously leaked images.
Blackberry Venice in November?
PhoneArena also obtained an image of the BlackBerry Venice from a tipster, which shows the on-screen keyboard. According to PhoneArena, the device will come with a display of 1440×2560 pixels and 3GB of RAM. The battery capacity claimed is above or around 3000mAh, although the exact capacity has not been leaked for now. The tipster called BlackBerry’s Venice an amazing device, claiming that it offers the utmost security.
Previous leaks and rumors claim the BlackBerry Venice will have a QHD 5.4-inch display and will run on a 1.8GHz hexa-core 64-bit Snapdragon 808 SoC processor. The handset will reportedly have a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. Starting in November, the device is expected to arrive on all four major U.S. carriers, namely AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile, and Sprint. Rumors are that the company could soon also release an Android Lollipop version of the BlackBerry Passport Silver Edition.